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JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern: Paper 1 & Paper 2 Pattern and Marking Scheme

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:31 pm

IIT Delhi has released the official JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern through online mode. Every year, the conducting authority of JEE Advanced 2020, IIT – Delhi, surprises its candidates by making some changes in the exam pattern. But, students can have an idea of the marking scheme, duration and the types of questions asked in the examination by looking at the previous trends.

  • JEE Advanced 2020 is a computer-based test and is conducted online.
  • It consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each. It is compulsory for the students to appear in both the papers.
  • Both the papers will have different sections comprising the questions based on MCQs, NATs, List Match Sets, etc.
  • The paper will consist of the questions from three subjects mainly, i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • All PwD candidates will be eligible for one hour compensatory time.

IIT – Delhi will conduct the exam on 27th September, 2020 even if the same date is declared as a public holiday. Although, JEE Main was speculated to be postponed but the exams have been conducted as per the decided schedule. However, students will be notified if there are any changes notified for the JEE Advanced 2020 postponement.

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars Details
Conducting Institute IIT Delhi
Number of Papers 2 – Paper 1 and Paper 2
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Mode of Examination Online – Computer-Based Test
Duration 3 hours (for each paper)
Language English/Hindi
Question Type MCQs and Numerical Value-based; List Match Questions

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2020 Marking Scheme

The JEE Advanced Paper Analysis makes us understand that the examination consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Furthermore it is important to note that the number of questions asked and the JEE Advanced paper pattern varies from year to year. Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The main objective behind designing the questions will be to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. Students are awarded with negative marks for incorrect answers for some of the questions.

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Marking scheme

Section Question Type Marks awarded for a correct response Negative Marking
1 Multiple Choice Question with 1 correct answer +3 -1
2 Multiple Choice Question with more than 1 correct answer +4 -1
3 Numerical Value answer- based questions +3 0

JEE Advanced Paper 2 Marking scheme

Section Question Type Marks awarded for correct response Negative Marking
1 Multiple Choice Question with more than 1 correct answer +4 -1
2 Numerical Value answer based questions +3 0
3 List Match type Questions +3 -1

JEE Advanced Previous Year’s Exam Pattern

The JEE Advanced 2020 exam pattern is not static and it varies every year. So let us look into the pattern and JEE Advanced Question Paper to understand its trend.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2019 Paper 1

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 for a correct answer Not Given 0 for unanswered question -1 for the wrong answer 12
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 8 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers; +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers; +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 32
Numerical Value Answer 6 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 15

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2019 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 8 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 32
Numerical Value Answer 6 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 18
List match Sets type questions 2 sets +3 If only the option corresponding to the correct combination is chosen Not Given 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 In all other cases 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 Paper 1

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 If a student marks the correct answer Not Given 0 If the question is left unanswered -1 If wthe rong answer is selected 12
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 6 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 24
Numerical Value Answer 8 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 24

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 6 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 24
Single Digit Integer type Questions 8 +3 If only the correct answer is selected No partial marking 0 In all other cases no negative marking 24
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 If only the option corresponding to the correct combination is chosen No partial marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 In all other cases 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper I

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 7 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 28
Single Digit Integer 5 +3 No Partial Marking 0 In all other cases No negative Marking 15
One correct Answer 6 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 18

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 7 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 28
Single Correct Option 7 +3 No Partial Marking 0 In all other cases -1 21
One correct Answer (Paragraph based) 4 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted No negative Marking 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2016 – Paper I

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 8 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 32
Single Digit Integer 5 +3 No Partial Marking 0 In all other cases No Negative Marking 15
One correct Answer 5 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 15

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2016 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 8 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 32
Single Digit Integer 6 +3 No Partial Marking 0 In all other cases -1 18
One correct Answer 4 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted No Negative Marking 12

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

The three sections of the JEE Advanced 2020 syllabus is divided into several units. These units are mentioned below.

Physics

  • General Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics

Check JEE Main Physics Syllabus

Chemistry

  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Energetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Solutions, Solid State, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Equilibrium
  • Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Benzene, Phenol, Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Peptides, Polymers
  • Isolation/Preparation and Properties of Non-metals, Preparation and Properties of Compounds, Transition Elements (3D Series), Preparation and Properties of Compounds, Ores and Minerals, Extractive Metallurgy, Principles of Qualitative Analysis.

Check JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Vectors

Check JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern – AAT Exam

AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) will consist of one paper only. The exam comprises topics like Freehand drawing, Architectural awareness, Three dimension perceptions, Imaging and Aesthetic sensitivity, and Geometrical drawing.

Aspirants must check the table mentioned below to know the AAT Exam Pattern 2020:

Mode of Exam Offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test [PBT]
Duration 3 Hours
Language English
Sections Imaging and Aesthetic sensitivity
Geometrical drawing
Three dimensional perceptions
Architectural awareness
Freehand drawing

AAT Exam Syllabus 2020 

There are five sections of the AAT Exam 2020 Syllabus that incorporates several units under them. These details are mentioned below.

Imaging and Aesthetic Sensitivity

  • Composition exercise with given elements
  • Context mapping
  • Creativity check through innovative uncommon test with familiar objects
  • Sense of colour grouping or application

Geometrical Drawing

  • Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles, polygons, etc.
  • Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms, cylinders, splayed surface holders, cubes, etc.

Three Dimensional Perception 

  • Appreciation and understanding of 3-dimensional forms with building elements, colour, volume, and orientation
  • Visualization through structuring objects in memory

Architectural awareness

  • General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain

Freehand Drawing 

  • Simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale.
  • Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.

Exam Day Guidelines for JEE Advanced 2020

Here are some of the guidelines that the candidates need to keep in mind for the day of the examination:

  1. Candidates must report to the exam centre at least an hour prior to the commencement of the exam.
  2. Candidates must carry the printed copy of the downloaded JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card and their original and valid photo identity card to the examination centre. Such documents will be verified before entering the exam hall. Therefore, candidates failing to carry their valid admit cards and photo identity card will not be allowed to give the exam.
  3. Also, if at the time of verification by invigilators as well as IIT representatives, any discrepancies are found in the candidate’s identity, he/she will not be allowed to take the exam.
  4. Candidates are only allowed to carry pens, pencils, drinking water in a transparent bottle, downloaded admit card and an original photo identity card inside the examination hall. No piece of paper or any other object will be allowed in the exam hall.
  5. Candidates must cooperate with the authorities at the time of biometric verification and physical frisking.
  6. Candidates must not involve themselves in impersonation and / or use of unfair means in the examination as it will lead them to disqualification of the candidate from JEE (Advanced) 2020 and all admission related processes. Further legal actions can also be taken against the candidates.
  7. Candidates must wear a mask, open foot wear and carry hand sanitizer (up to 50 mL in a transparent bottle). In addition, it is mandatory for them to maintain all the social distancing protocols.
  8. Any kind of electronic gadgets such as mobile phones, earphones, bluetooth devices, microphones or any other gadgets are prohibited from the examination hall.
  9. Entering or leaving the examination hall or centre during the examination is strictly not allowed.
  10. Lastly, don’t wear bracelets, rings, necklace, badge, charms, hair band, veil, and clothes with full sleeves or big buttons. This will only take more of their time during the frisking process.

Violation of any of these rules by the students will directly result in the cancellation of their candidature. Thus, students are advised to go through these rules and regulations properly.

JEE Advanced 2020 paper pattern and marking scheme has been released by the organizing authority, i.e., IIT Delhi on the official website (jeeadv.ac.in) of JEE Advanced. With the help of this, students can get an idea of how to prepare for the examination. Also, the previous year’s available JEE Advanced question papers turn out to be quite beneficial for the students in preparing the strategy to appear for the examination.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.How many marks are required for qualifying JEE Advanced 2020?

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:04 pm

A.To qualify JEE Advanced 2020, candidates must qualify JEE Advanced cutoff 2020 individually for all three subjects and also aggregate for all three subjects.

Q.What is the JEE Advanced paper pattern?

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:05 pm

A.The exam comprises two papers: Paper 1&2 with duration of 3 hours each. MCQs and Non-MCQs are asked from three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Q. Which IIT has been authorised to organize JEE Advanced 2020?

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:07 pm

A.Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi announced that it will be organising the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) in 2020.

Q.How is it possible to score full marks in JEE Advanced?

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:08 pm

A.Scoring full marks in JEE Advanced is a very big task but full concentration, dedication and effort if you get associated with determination and confidence, it becomes quite possible to score 100% even in this exam too.

Q.How many questions are being asked in jee advanced?

Last updated on September 3rd, 2020 at 06:09 pm

A.Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced constitute a total of 54 questions each. The three sections of the paper have 18 questions each. In total, the exam has been designed of 306 marks where each paper carries a total of 183 marks.

Ques. What are the total marks in JEE Advanced Paper?

Last updated on May 19th, 2020 at 09:24 am

Ans. The total marks in JEE Advanced paper is not fixed. They vary every year.

Ques. What is the duration of each paper in JEE Advanced?

Last updated on May 19th, 2020 at 09:24 am

Ans. The duration is 3 hours for each paper.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in Numerical value-based questions in JEE Advanced papers?

Last updated on May 19th, 2020 at 09:25 am

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in Numerical Value-based questions.

Ques. What are the different types of questions asked in JEE Advanced?

Last updated on May 19th, 2020 at 09:25 am

Ans. The different types of questions asked MCQ with one correct answer, MCQ with one or more correct answer, Numerical value Answer-based questions, etc.


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